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Pacific National locomotive scrapping at Dynon

In January 2019 Pacific National commenced the scrapping of stored A class locomotives A73, A77, A81 and A85 at South Dynon. These units had been put into storage in late 2014 after seeing little use for many months. In April the scrapping of stored X class locomotives X41 and X42 commenced, followed in May by X39 and A79. In January 2020 scrapping of standard gauge locomotives commenced, with ex-Westrail N class diesel 1872 moved to North Dynon, followed by H1 and Y152.

X44 down to just a cab and front bogie

12 June 2019 09:58 AM
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Cutting up the pieces of X44 into smaller chunks

12 June 2019 09:56 AM
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X44 down to just a cab and front bogie

12 June 2019 09:54 AM
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Engine block of X44

12 June 2019 09:50 AM
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X43 cut down to the underframe, X44 just a cab

12 June 2019 09:42 AM
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X44 ready to be scrapped at South Dynon

With X43 alongside

8 June 2019 16:17 PM
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A71 next in line to get scrapped at South Dynon

25 May 2019 12:55 PM
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A71 next in line to get scrapped at South Dynon

25 May 2019 12:53 PM
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Forklift moves the cab of locomotive A79 for removal

18 May 2019 13:11 PM
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Cab of locomotive X39 awaiting removal

18 May 2019 13:10 PM
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Forklift moves the cab of locomotive A79 for removal

18 May 2019 13:05 PM
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Pair of bogies waiting to be recovered for reuse

18 May 2019 12:50 PM
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Long end hood of X39 waiting to be removed

18 May 2019 12:47 PM
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Fuel tanks and prime movers on the ground among the scrap metal

18 May 2019 12:47 PM
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Forklift moves the cab of locomotive X39 for removal

18 May 2019 12:41 PM
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A79 now just a pair of cabs on the ground

18 May 2019 12:40 PM
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Forklift moves the cab of locomotive X39 for removal

18 May 2019 12:40 PM
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A79 now just a pair of cabs on the ground

18 May 2019 12:40 PM
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Forklift moves the cab of locomotive X39 past the cab of A79

18 May 2019 12:40 PM
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Forklift moves the cab of locomotive X39 for removal

18 May 2019 12:39 PM
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Long end hood removed from X39

11 May 2019 09:43 AM
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Scrapping X39 and A79 at South Dynon

11 May 2019 09:41 AM
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Cutting off more bits of A79 with the gas axe

11 May 2019 09:36 AM
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Using the gas axe to free the engine of A79 from the locomotive frame

11 May 2019 09:35 AM
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